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Top Mega Projects in Karachi

Top Mega Projects in Karachi

Number of people travel from one place to another in this mega city on a daily basis, struggling through congestion and crowded streets, using various modes of transport. To make the streets more bearable for the Karachites, the local government has launched several projects. Green Line Project: The Green Line Bus Rapid Transit System project has received 13 billion rupees for the next fiscal year, fully covering the remaining costs of the program. The project was originally approved three years ago and has already spent 13 billion rupees on it. The Federal Government approved a revised BRT (Green Line Bus Rapid Transit) project for the price of Rs 24.6 billion for the country's largest metropolis. The cost of the Karachi subway bus project has been revised up 52% ??to Rs24.6bn and construction changes approved. The project will start from Surjani and will extend to the Karachi City Railway Station. The Federal Government finances the project completely. Numaish Chowrangi is of great importance to the people of Karachi as it is located in the most central part of the city and effectively connects many important areas. This route has also been temporarily closed as construction work on the Green Line underpass is underway and will soon be the first subway bus stop in South Asia. It is a very important and up-to-date project in terms of infrastructure & development in Karachi. The authorities are hoping for a speedy completion of this project, as well as the Green Line BRTS, as the proximity of Numaish Chowrangi can lead to severe congestion on a daily basis, despite the existence of several alternative routes. Submarine Chowk Underpass: Punjab Chorangi, also known as the submarine Chowk, was the most problematic place for people traveling from DHA to Saddar and vice versa. However, it took several years for the authorities to find an effective solution. Fortunately, work on the submarine Chowk underpass, which turned out to be an incredibly useful infrastructure development in Karachi, was completed in 2019. Since its opening, many people have used this route for almost twenty-four hours a day. This is because the Sunset Boulevard Road, which heads towards Clifton in Khayaban-e-Roomi and then towards M.T. turns into the Mai Kolachi Road. Khan Road connects the rest of the city with some major port areas. Shaheed-e-Millat Road Underpass: The Sindh government began construction of underpasses at the intersection of Tariq Road and Hill Park on Shaheed-e-Millat Road. The route from Chowrangi Prison to the Tipu Sultan Flyover is closed to traffic and an alternative route for commuters has been set up. On the side street, a three-lane road was built, which reduces the width of the green belt. A traffic diversion plan is also being developed for the construction of an underpass on the other track. The 10-kilometer route from Chowrangi Prison to Korangi Hino Chowrangi will be cleared after the underpasses have been built. The project is estimated to cost 900 million rupees and will be completed in four months. The Sindh government approved these projects and the construction of an overpass on the Shaheed-e-Millat Road last year and reserved 1.5 billion rupees for the projects in the budget of the last fiscal year. The overpass at the Tipu Sultan intersection was completed last year at a cost of Rs 600 million. Sher Shah Suri Road flyovers: Governor Sindh Imran Ismail laid the foundation for three new overpasses to be built at three intersections on Sher Shah Suri Road. Once completed, these overpasses will help keep traffic flowing smoothly through a 15-kilometer, signal-free corridor, significantly reducing the time it takes for traffic to travel from one end to the other. These new overflights in Karachi are planned to run along the existing overflights built at Five Star Chowrangi, KDA Chowrangi, and Sakhi Hassan Chowrangi as part of the Green Line project. The estimated cost of this project is Rs.214 crore, would be completed in 2019. Governor Ismail informed the media on the occasion, also attended by Mayor Wasim Akhtar, and stated that the Prime Minister had a special interest in the development and progress of the country's economic center because if Karachi made progress, the country would make progress. For this reason, priority has been given to infrastructure development in the city.

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Forecasting Necessities of Life in Pakistan

Forecasting Necessities of Life in Pakistan

It's such a long time for every Pakistani, and we as a nation are at the peak of our capacity to absorb any change that comes out. A bit of reinforcement in terms of some intrinsic rewards can further ensure the desired behavior of masses. Petrol, Oil and Gas: Petrol prices in Pakistan 2019 - Petroleum is a key product used in every industry. From motorcycles to cars to trucks, gasoline is used as fuel to keep them moving. Gasoline prices are not constant and vary due to many factors. Gasoline prices in Pakistan are influenced by various factors such as the global economic situation, global oil price fluctuations, and so on. It should be noted that it has previously been pointed out in the media that oil consumers may have to anticipate a rise in the price of high-speed diesel (HSD) by Rp. 2.30 per liter in July 2019. However, they could get some relief from the gasoline price. The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) advised the government to cut gasoline prices by 0.77 rupees per liter and increase the HSD price for July 2019 by 2.30 rupees per liter. High-speed diesel is widely used in agriculture and the transport sector, and an expected increase in prices would have a direct inflationary impact on the masses. The increase in the price of diesel will push up the inflation rate. Ogra had also proposed an increase in the price of light diesel (LDO) of 0.26 rupees per liter. This product is used in industry. If the proposed increase in price is approved, the rate jumps to 88.88 rupees per liter over the existing 86.62 rupees per liter. The regulator had recommended lowering the price of kerosene oil by Rs 2.94 per liter. Kerosene oil is used for cooking in remote areas where liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is not readily available. If the recommendation is approved, the price of kerosene oil will drop from 98.46 rupees per liter to 95.52 rupees. If the government agrees to the proposed increase in the HSD price, the rate of currently 126.82 rupees will rise to 129.12 rupees per liter. On the other hand, if the price is lowered, gasoline costs Rs 111.91 per liter compared to the current Rs 118. Water: Pakistan could "run dry" by 2025, as its water shortage reaches an alarming level. The authorities remain negligent in relation to the crisis, which poses a serious threat to the stability of the country. Water is becoming increasingly important for people's livelihoods. In addition, Pakistan is absolutely dependent on water resources as they fuel agriculture. Likewise, economic growth and the promotion of agriculture and the economy lie in water availability. The depressing fact, however, is that Pakistan is currently facing a severe water shortage. Pakistan has the fourth highest water use rate in the world. The water intensity rate - the volume of water in cubic meters consumed per unit of GDP - is the highest in the world. This suggests that a country's economy is not as water-intensive as Pakistan's. According to the IMF, annual water availability per capita in Pakistan is 1,017 cubic meters - dangerously close to the scarcity threshold of 1,000 cubic meters. In 2009, water availability in Pakistan was around 1,500 cubic meters. There are several reasons for this extreme water scarcity, including the lack of water reservoirs and reservoir dams, water waste, and poor water resource management and conservation practices. On the other hand, climate change is also a major cause of water scarcity in Pakistan, which has led to a drought-like situation in rural and remote areas. Experts say that population growth and urbanization are the main causes of the crisis. The problem has also been exacerbated by climate change, poor water management and a lack of political decisions will to tackle the crisis. "Pakistan is approaching water scarcity”. Electricity: Pakistan faces many serious problems due to the power crisis. As the economy of Pakistan also suffers from a crisis due to the current crisis, the value of the rupee is sinking. The small Pakistani manufacturing markets are strongly affected by the rise in energy prices. The manufacturing sector uses 33% of the production costs in terms of energy prices. An increase in energy prices leads to an increase in production costs and thus to a reduction in labor costs. Pakistan's home industry is breathing its last breath and the textile industry, one of Pakistan's major industries, is in trouble. Fuel prices have a huge impact on the electricity crisis as 60% of electricity generated is produced by kiln oil. If WAPDA and KESC buy electricity at a higher cost, they are unwilling to sell the electricity if lost. They continue to reduce their load without worrying about how the country can do without electricity. Pakistan's Net Electricity Energy Consumption: Power Sector Pathways for Pakistan are developed in this paper to present future challenges and aspects related to its prediction and planning based on modeling tools. Important pathways will be followed for further studies to predict the focus on energy sources for power generation. Three scenarios (BAU, NC & GF) will be discussed over a period of 20 years (2011-2030). The results of these scenarios will undermine our focus on fossil fuels or renewable energy for future efforts. The result will predict the energy sector by 2030 based on the growth of electricity consumers, level of activity, final energy intensity, projected growth and other factors. Therefore, the overall result will indicate efficient factors for the future evaluation of energy planning strategies. The result also provides a vision for other developing countries in the region to develop a strategy for the massive expansion of renewable energy.

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US Dollar reaches the all time high in Pakistan

US Dollar reaches the all time high in Pakistan

The equilibrium rate is one that the market naturally enters without government interference. The only way for the government to keep the value of the Pakistani rupee above equilibrium is to sell dollars at a more favorable rate, which artificially increases dollar supply and lowers the equilibrium price. Policy of Overvaluation: The policy of overvaluing the Pakistani rupee is equivalent to a flat rate subsidy on all imports. Anyone who buys $ 100 will receive $ 90 from private sources who want to buy Pakistani rupees, while $ 10 will come from the government. This, of course, makes imports cheaper as the government pays part of the bill. While it sometimes makes sense to make strategic collateral imports, it can never be too tricky to grant flat-rate subsidies on all imports. In Pakistan, however, this has been the case for several decades. Governments have maintained significantly overvalued rupees and effectively lent dollars to subsidize all imports. This is the simple explanation for the IMF, although experts who are considering this matter have mistakenly blamed many other factors. We want to investigate why this has happened, what are the consequences are and how the problem can be solved. Side Effect of Overvaluation: One of the deadly consequences of overvaluation is the build-up of negative value-added industries that only make profits through state import subsidies. For example, our oil czars import oilseeds from Brazil and Malaysia, as growing their own sunflower costs more! Worse, overvaluation prevents the creation of valuable industries. Pakistani efforts have failed because overvaluation makes imports. China, Japan, and East Asian countries are pursuing the opposite policy of undervaluation in order to industrialize. When they become expensive due to overvaluation, it is worthwhile to set up domestic industries that can compete successfully with imports. The creation of indigenous industries is an important step towards industrialization. The domestic economy will never learn to produce when it is cheaper to import goods at prices that are subsidized by government loans. Long-term health and economic prosperity require either fair or undervaluation. The current policy of overvaluation is based on the inclusion of dollars to subsidize imports and cannot be sustained in the long term.

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Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme Project plan Karachi Islamabad Lahore

Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme Project plan Karachi Islamabad Lahore

Prime Minister Imran Khan launched the Naya Pakistan Housing Program at a ceremony in Islamabad. The large-scale program will help create many job opportunities and generate economic activity in the country. 1st Phase: In the first phase, 135,000 housing units will be built. In the initial phase of the project, 110,000 housing units will be built in Balochistan for Gwadar fishermen. 25,000 apartments will be built for government employees in the federal capital. Imran Khan said, "My first priority was health, education, and employment, and our vision is to build five million affordable homes in five years, and only ordinary people can benefit from this program." He also said that an ordinary man who can never think of owning his house is our target. And our second goal is to provide employment opportunities for our unemployed youth, "he said, adding that 40 industries were directly related to the housing project. Housing plan: Imran khan decided to launch this housing plan only to benefit our poor class. Many investors are interested. Imran Khan said, "From the beginning, I have a clear vision of Pakistan: it should become a welfare state, as envisaged by Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah." Vision: He urged the country to cheer up, saying the difficult situation would be resolved quickly. "The reforms we are undertaking will come into effect in six months. Pakistan is a rich country. It's a gift from God.

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Karachi Monsoon Rain Prediction

Karachi Monsoon Rain Prediction

Monsoon rains / wind storms in Sindh and parts of Balochistan from Sunday to Tuesday.The bureau informed that monsoon flows currently active in the upper reaches of the country are expected to spread over the next 24-48 hours in the central and southern parts of the country. A low pressure area on the Indian Rajasthan is expected to develop on Sunday. Under the influence of this low pressure area (LPA), the following weather is expected: The divisions Mirpurkhas, Thatta, Hyderabad, Karachi, Shaheed Benazirabad, Kalat and Makran are subject to heavy rainfall and thunderstorms from Sunday to Tuesday. The Sukkur, Larkana, Zhob, Sibbi and Naseerabad divisions are also expected to experience occasional rainstorms / wind storms (with occasional moderate to severe falls). On Monday and Tuesday, isolated heavy falls in the lower Sindh regions (Divisions Mirpurkhas, Thatta, Hyderabad, Karachi), Kalat and Makran are expected. Note: Heavy falls can cause flooding on Monday and Tuesday in the Karachi, Thatta and Hyderabad divisions.

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HIV infected children in Pakistan because of re used syringes

HIV infected children in Pakistan because of re used syringes

The Pakistani government has received international help after more than 700 people, most of them children, have been tested for HIV in the southern city of Rato Dero, Pakistan. It was assumed that the outbreak was spread by reused syringes that were mainly used by non-qualified practitioners. "As part of the key tasks, a WHO-led team will identify the factors behind the outbreak and propose control measures," said Pakistan's Health Minister Zafar Mirza. "They will provide technical expertise in HIV testing, pediatric HIV treatment and family counseling." Mirza said that the team that reached Rato Dero on May 31 would ensure that there is enough stock of diagnostic rapid tests and antiretroviral drugs for adults and children. They will also check the availability of disposable needles and syringes, as initial investigations of the outbreak indicate the use of repackaged syringes. By 31 May, check-ups in Rato Dero indicated that 728 people would have an HIV-positive test. Of these, five hundred and ninety were children, 70% of whom were aged between two and five, officials in the National AIDS Control Program in Pakistan said. It is believed that the incident is the world's first HIV outbreak, with the majority of those affected being children. 73 women were also tested positive for HIV. Abdul Baseer Khan Achakzai, manager of the National AIDS Control Program in Pakistan, according to him "Initial official investigations conducted by our organization in collaboration with provincial and federal health authorities indicate the reuse of infected syringes in the region and also for unscreened blood transfusions. [Other reasons] could be poor infection prevention and unprotected sex. " According to the Pakistan National AIDS Control Program, 1.65,000 people already live with HIV in Pakistan, but only around 25,000 are registered with national and regional HIV programs.

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Polio virus reappears in Karachi

Polio virus reappears in Karachi

The presence of the wild polio virus was confirmed by samples from all key areas of Karachi, when the World Health Organization (WHO) said the eradication program in Pakistan was no longer on track. The most recent environmental study, conducted by the Emergency Operation Cell team, shows the presence of wild polio virus (WPV1) in 11 different parts of Karachi. Particularly affected are Gadap, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Landhi, Saddar, Korangi, Orangi Town, SITE and Liaqatabad. According to the survey, samples were collected between April and May of this year at six locations in Gadap, four locations in Gulshan-e-Iqbal and two locations each in Saddar, Landhi and Orangi Town - areas known as WPV1.

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Matric Board Karachi Announced SSC Part 2 2019 Result

Matric Board Karachi Announced SSC Part 2 2019 Result

The wait of Matric Students is now over. Board of Secondary Education Karachi announced the result of SSC part 2 2019 (Science Group). Students can check their result by sending their roll number to 8583 or check online from here: https://results.hamariweb.com/bsek-karachi-matric/ssc-part-2-science-result/

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